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This $2.5 million shack in San Francisco isn’t much to look at — but oh, what a view!

This is what you can do with a $2.5 million shack with great views of San Francisco

A rundown shack in San Francisco can be yours for $2.5 million, but the property atop Potrero Hill comes with amazing views of the city. Listing agents used a drone to shoot the floor lengths and architects used the real views for a building design.
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A rundown shack in San Francisco can be yours for $2.5 million, but the property atop Potrero Hill comes with amazing views of the city. Listing agents used a drone to shoot the floor lengths and architects used the real views for a building design.

A rundown shack in downtown San Francisco can be yours for $2.5 million in the latest case of daffy Bay Area real estate prices — but there’s more to it than meets the eye, listings show.

The 863 Carolina Street property atop Potrero Hill comes with amazing views of the cityscape, not to mention city permits to replace the shack with a four-story home, a Realtor.com listing says.

“It’s planned to have a two-car garage, (four bedrooms), four bathrooms, an amazing living space on the top floor with patios and incredible views,” said agent Anne Laury, KGO reported.

Plans for the home, which could be split into two units or built for a single family, also include a private elevator, the listing shows.

The rickety shack now occupying the lot, which the owners had been renting out until it became too dilapidated, no longer even has a back wall, KGO reported

Home prices in San Francisco, which have been soaring for the past seven years, actually dipped slightly in March, Curbed San Francisco reports..

An historic six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom Tudor Revival home in San Francisco once owned by actor Nicoloas Cage is back on the market, complete with its stunning views of Alcatraz Island, the Bay and Ghiradelli Square for $10.95 million.

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Don Sweeney has been a newspaper reporter and editor in California for more than 25 years. He has been a real-time reporter based at The Sacramento Bee since 2016.


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